Celebrating 60 Years: Gardens as Art


Thursday Mar 12th, 2015

Gardens as art. Gardens are a sculptural art that you can enjoy by moving thru them. The spatial delineation and the modulation of these spaces are one of the subtle elements that help to make gardens so enjoyable. The manipulation of these elements, particularly the spatial elements can make a great garden.

Other elements of great design, rhythm, repetition, contrast, texture, and color can help to strengthen and effect different emotions. Beyond this gardens are dynamic, and change, over the years, each season, daily with the weather and even during the day as the lighting or exposure shifts. The wind and the wildlife further enhance our experience.

Here is a garden caught in a moments demonstrating the beauty and warmth of a hazy summer day! Garden as Art and Art of a Garden! This painting is on display at the Erie Art Museum until March 15. Celebrating 60 years of improving Erie's environment!

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Thank you so much for the beautiful backyard. I have been enjoying it so much! My "magical" lights still delight me and no further news from neighbors. The whole effect in the yard far exceeded my expectations. You and Mike did an outstanding job!

Thanks Again
Rose Weber

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